Please tell us a little about yourself:
My name is Alex and I’ve work with coffee since 2007. Currently I work as a barista and a roaster at Lofbergs in Stockholm.
How did you get started in coffee?:
I started back in 2007 as a summer job.
Please list the coffee competitions you have participated in, what year they took place, and your results:
Swedish Latte Art Championship 2018, 2019 winner
World Latte Art Championship 2018, 28th Place (Round One)
What are you excited to do in Berlin?:
To see old friends in the coffee industry, make new ones, and of course compete on the world stage.
What is the most unusual vessel you have poured latte art into?:
I stick to a normal cup, it tastes better!
What is the secret to great latte art?:
Endless hours spent in my training room in Stockholm
What are your interests outside of coffee?:
Architecture, nature, people.
Where do you see yourself in five years?:
Is there anyone you would like to thank or recognize, or who helped you to prepare for the WLAC?:
My colleagues, friends, girlfriend, and coach Nikos Mpellis